RACINE — Again this year the Sonshine Circle will take part in the school supply program of the Meigs Cooperative Parish which is geared to see that every child has the supplies the need when they start to school next month.
Meeting Thursday at the Bethany Church, the members brought in school supplies they had collected and also voted to donate money to the Parish for its annual give-away to be held on Aug. 2 at the Mulberry Community Center.
The group also made its monthly donation to the Meigs County Council on Aging and discussed previous donations. Sponsorship of the float awards for the Racine Party in the Park parade as also approved. Plans were made for a yard and bake sale to be held 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on July 19 and 20 at the church. Donations are being accepted. For more information call Kathryn Hart at 949-2656.
It was announced that the Circle picnic will be held at 6 p.m. onat Star Mill Park, and that the Bethany Church picnic will be held a the church at 6 p.m. on July 31. Meat and paper products will be provided with the balance of the meal being potluck. A pig in a poke auction will be held with proceeds being used for the a love offering.
It was noted that the Circle is ordering new shirts with a circle logo on them, and orders may be placed through Hart.
The meeting was opened by President Hart with a devotional titled “The Chair.”
Secretary and treasurer reports by Mary Ball and Ann Zirkle were read and approved. Edie Hubbard reported that she had mailed 13 cards during the month and the group signed 74 cards during the meeting.. The cards were provided by Bernice Theiss. Thank you notes were received from Evelyn Foreman, Delbert Smith Family, Jackie White, Betty Bearhs and Mary Kinneer. Lois Pooler was welcomed as a new member.
Birthdays of Evelyn Foreman and Lois Pooler were celebrated. Ruth Simpson won the door prize which was a basket of vegetables from the Jimmy O’Brien Farm and Larry Turley Farm.
Hart had the program reading “Words of Three Year Olds” and “Some Old Woman Has Moved In.“ and then served refreshments to Edie Hubbard, Blondena Rainer, Ruth Sinpson, Lillian Hayman, Mildred Hart, Mabel Brace, Mary Ball, Ann Zirkle, Jackie White, Letha Proffitt, Lois Pooler, Betty Proffitt, and Evelyn Foreman.
Next meeting is on August 9 at the church with Ann Zirkle and Mary Ball having the program and refreshments. All area women are invited to attend.